[IMAGE of] Yi-Jen Chiang

Associate Professor of Computer Science

How to Reach Me


Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering
New York University
2 MetroTech Center, 10th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

+1 (646) 997-3395 (office)
+1 (646) 997-3609 (fax)

Research Interests

Computer Graphics and Visualization: big data analysis and visualization, out-of-core graphics and scientific visualization, isosurface extraction, surface simplification and view-dependent rendering, volume simplification, graphics compression, volume rendering, computational topology and topology-driven visualization, robot motion planning.

Computer Algorithms: out-of-core algorithms, computational geometry, algorithmic motion planning, graph algorithms, approximation algorithms, data structures, computational topology.


CS6533/CS4533: Interactive Computer Graphics (every semester from Fall 1998 to Fall 2011, and every spring semester from Spring 2012 to Spring 2015; latest: Fall 2015)

CS6033: Design and Analysis of Algorithms I (Fall 2015)

CS6043: Design and Analysis of Algorithms II (every spring semester from Spring 2000 to Spring 2007, and every semester from Spring 2008 to Fall 2014; latest: Fall 2014)

CS6005, CS6010, CS6015, CS6020, CS6025: Guided Studies in Computer Science: Graduate Projects (Fall 2007)

CS394: Special Topics in Computer Science: Senior Projects (Fall 2004, Fall 2005, and Fall 2006)

CS903: Special Topics: Computational Geometry (Spring 1999)

Recent Program Committee Member

Tutorial Courses



Computer Graphics and Visualization

Computer Algorithms

Ph.D. Thesis: ``Dynamic and I/O-Efficient Algorithms for Computational Geometry and Graph Problems: Theoretical and Experimental Results'' (separate web page)

Last update: 10/11/2015